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Monique Limón (born October 30, 1977) is an American politician currently serving in the California State Assembly. She is a Democrat representing the 37th Assembly District, encompassing over half of the County of Santa Barbara, as well as nearly a quarter of the County of Ventura.

Monique Limón
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Member of the California State Assembly
from the 37th district
Assumed office
December 5, 2016
Preceded byDas Williams
Personal details
Born (1979-10-30) October 30, 1979 (age 39)
Santa Barbara, California
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Michael Medel
ResidenceSanta Barbara, California
Alma materUniversity of California, Berkeley (BA)
Columbia University (MA)
ProfessionUniversity administrator

Monique earned a Bachelor’s Degree from UC Berkeley and a Master’s degree from Columbia University. She served six years on the Santa Barbara Unified School District Board of Education. Additionally she served in the capacity of Assistant Director for the McNair Scholars Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara prior to serving in the Assembly.

She is a former Commissioner on the Santa Barbara County Commission for Women.

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Political CareerEdit

  • 2010-2016: Santa Barbara Unified School Board Trustee
  • 2017-2018: Elected to the Assembly; Named Assistant Majority Whip by Speaker Anthony Rendon
  • 2018-2019: Named Chair of the Assembly Banking and Finance Committee
  • 2019-Natural Disaster Response, Recovery, and Rebuilding- Chair
  • 2019-Nonprofit Sector- Chair
  • 2019-Present: Re-Elected to the Assembly; Named Chair of the Assembly Banking and Finance Committee & Vice Chair of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus.

2018 California State AssemblyEdit

California's 37th State Assembly district election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Monique Limón (incumbent) 69,382 84.3
Democratic David L. Norrdin 7,487 9.1
Democratic Sofia Collin 5,409 6.6
Total votes 82,278 100.0
General election
Democratic Monique Limón (incumbent) 129,535 80.4
Democratic David L. Norrdin 31,522 19.6
Total votes 161,057 100.0
Democratic hold


2016 California State AssemblyEdit

California's 37th State Assembly district election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Monique Limón 83,862 65.9
No party preference Edward Fuller 43,420 34.1
Total votes 127,282 100.0
General election
Democratic Monique Limón 128,344 64.1
No party preference Edward Fuller 71,944 35.9
Total votes 200,288 100.0
Democratic hold

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